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Berger, Dan; Wild, Charles – Higher Education Review, 2017
Teaching standards within the UK's higher education sector are under unprecedented scrutiny not only in terms of perceived "highly variable" standards of teaching but also in relation to the clear attainment gap between black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students and their white counterparts. Gentle taps at the door to the higher…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Questioning Techniques, Achievement Gap, Minority Group Students
US Senate, 2017
This marks the ninth hearing that the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has convened in advance of the Higher Education Act reauthorization. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the unique challenges facing minority serving institutions (MSIs) and to learn about programs and support to help facilitate student success.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
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Arroyo, Andrew T.; Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2016
This qualitative study contributes an original holistic understanding of the perceptions and experiences of non-Black students (e.g., Asian American, Latino, and White) as they matriculate into historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), persist to graduation, and reflect on their experiences as graduates at HBCUs. Findings from this…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Experience, Qualitative Research, Asian American Students
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Chang, Edward C.; Yu, Tina; Chang, Olivia D.; Jilani, Zunaira – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objectives: The present study examined perfectionism (viz, evaluative concerns and personal standards) and ethnicity as predictors of body dissatisfaction in female college students. Participants: Participants were 298 female college students sampled by December of 2013. Methods: A self-report survey with measures of body dissatisfaction,…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Predictor Variables, Asian American Students
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Convertino, Christina – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This praxis article outlines the value of using a critical and dialogical model (CDM) to teach multicultural social justice education to preservice teachers. Based on practitioner research, the article draws on the author's own teaching experiences to highlight how key features of CDM can be used to help pre-service teachers move beyond thinking…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Chen, Yung-Lung; Fouad, Nadya A. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2016
The bicultural work motivations of Asian Americans have not yet been comprehensively captured by contemporary vocational constructs and scales. For this study, we conducted two studies on the initial reliability and validity of the Bicultural Work Motivation Scale (BWMS) by combining qualitative and quantitative methods. First, a pilot study was…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Motivation, Student Employment
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Yuan, Shu; Weiser, Dana A.; Fischer, Judith L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Parent-child relationships play an important role in successful academic outcomes. Previous research suggests that the association between parent-child relationships and offspring's academic achievement may be mediated by offspring's self-efficacy levels, although these relationships are not fully understood. Furthermore, the association between…
Descriptors: College Students, White Students, Asian American Students, Self Efficacy
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Poon, OiYan; Squire, Dian; Kodama, Corinne; Byrd, Ajani; Chan, Jason; Manzano, Lester; Furr, Sara; Bishundat, Devita – Review of Educational Research, 2016
This article presents a critical review of 112 works of research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in higher education. It focuses on ways previous scholarship framed AAPIs in higher education, and specifically on how those works engaged in a sustained project of countering the model minority myth (MMM). Many publications on AAPIs…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Higher Education, College Students
Wang-Yeung, Leilani Weichun – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation examines the gap in college enrollment between Asian Americans and Latino Americans regarding the effects of family and school factors, classifying them into the six ethnic/generational status groups (Asian American first generation, Asian American second generation, Asian American third generation and plus, Latino American first…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Choice, College Attendance
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny; Vega, Blanca E.; Carquin, Mariella Cristina Saavedra – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background/Context: Although millions of undocumented students are enrolled in and guaranteed free public K-12 education, their postsecondary education opportunities are stifled. Some of the barriers encountered by undocumented students include discriminatory public policies, limited availability of information and insensitive college choice…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Aggression
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Samura, Michelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
The importance of "belonging" for college students has been well documented. Students' sense of belonging is closely related to their academic achievement, retention, engagement, satisfaction with student life, mental health, and overall well-being (Astin, 1993; Baumeister & Leary, 1995; Bowman, 2010; Hausmann, Schofield, &…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Asian American Students, Academic Achievement
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Hughes, Sherick; Thompson Dorsey, Dana N.; Carrillo, Juan F. – Educational Policy, 2016
Justice Goodwin Liu reexamined seminal affirmative action in higher education legal cases beginning with the landmark 1978 case, "Regents of the University of California v. Bakke" and leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court's 2003 decision in "Gratz v. Bollinger." Liu argued that the "Bakke and Gratz" lawsuits were…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Higher Education, Court Litigation, Disproportionate Representation
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Edman, Jeanne L.; Watson, Susan B.; Patron, David J. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
An association has been found between traumatic experiences and psychological distress; however, the impact of ethnicity on psychological distress is less clear. The present study examined the relationship between traumatic experiences and measures of psychological distress among a multiethnic sample of community college students. A total of 389…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Ethnic Diversity, Trauma, Psychological Patterns
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Cuellar, Marcela; Johnson-Ahorlu, Robin Nicole – Community College Review, 2016
Objective: Despite the growing representation of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) among community colleges, relatively little is known about student perceptions of the campus climate at these institutions. Although perceptions of campus climate may differ by race and adversely affect students of color, most research has been conducted at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Racial Bias
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Palacios, Angelica M. G.; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
The spread of online courses and programs in community colleges across the nation has contributed to a redefinition of open-access education. Accordingly, the growth in online courses has drawn attention to the value of different instructional modalities, particularly with regard to their effectiveness in learning, retention, and success. As a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, African American Students, Males
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